The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Northamptonshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 35 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 6 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.69% 3.08% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.41% 13.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £575 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £344 £288
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +19.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
81 59 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 22.88% 22.69% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 26 35
Average daily rate £325 £250 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £600 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Ruby on Rails
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Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Northamptonshire region.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby on Rails.

1 8 (100.00%) Ruby
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) CSS3
4 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
4 3 (37.50%) Android
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Adobe
5 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (25.00%) Retail
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) Test Management
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
5 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
5 2 (25.00%) ATDD

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby on Rails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) HTML5
1 4 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (25.00%) Sass
2 2 (25.00%) OOCSS
3 1 (12.50%) Android SDK
3 1 (12.50%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Android
1 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) ATDD
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £405 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £405.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago